Researcher Training Calendar

Date Session Details & Registration
1st Jun 2022 Shut Up & Write (live link)
Shut Up & Write sessions are held regularly on-line to help you focus your writing efforts in a supportive small group. These sessions: help your research writing to be more focused, efficient and effective; protect or ‘quarantine’ time for your research writing, away from distractions; build a sense of community around your writing; and, help overcome procrastination and increase motivation.  Each Monday 10-12, Thursday 10-12, and Saturday 2-5pm.  No need to register, just pop this link as a reminder into your calendar - https://charlessturt.zoom.us/j/62521890840?pwd=aDFzYXMzTlY5cWJsbWw2OVVpSFZ5Zz09
12th Jul 2022 Using Word for Theses (and other long documents)
This workshop will discuss using Microsoft Word for working with long documents such as theses. We focus on how to use Microsoft Word within an academic setting to plan the thesis document, create the document structure, create styles, create a document template, create chapters from the template or apply the template to the existing chapters and finally create a master document.  This training workshop has been developed to emulate the normal process for working in Word to create and format a long document. (3 hrs, 1000-1300 AEST). Presenter: Emmaline Lear.
12th Jul 2022 Getting Started with EndNote
Are you starting your literature review, and want to organise your references? This session will cover setting up your EndNote Library, using EndNote with Word and other tips and tricks. Mac users note – although the session will be run on a Windows computer, you are welcome to come along.  Presenter:  Library Services.  (60 mins, 1400-1500)
13th Jul 2022 Planning your Research Communication Strategy
Ensuring your research is effectively communicated is a part of being a savvy, contemporary scholar. This session introduces you to what it means to communicate your research, how to do it well, and what modes you can choose to do it in. There are many ways and you can choose what suits you and your research area best!After attending this session, you will: understand what a research communication strategy entails;  know how to develop a basic plan for your research communication; and be familiar with a range of modes of communication.60mins, 1300-1400 AESTPresenter - Tseen Khoo, Researcher Education and Development, La Trobe University and The Research Whisperer
19th Jul 2022 How to write an abstract
An abstract is a concise summary of a research paper or entire thesis. It briefly highlights the key content areas of all the parts of your research study. Although it is placed at the beginning of your paper, the abstract should be the last thing that you write, once you are sure of the conclusions you will reach.  In this workshop, we will review the structures and purposes of different abstract styles. You will have the opportunity to refine an abstract which you are currently working on using a reflective process of guided practice and feedback. All participants are encouraged to bring a draft abstract to participate in this workshop session. . Once you register, remember to save the ics file to your calendar. (2hrs, 1000-1200 AEST).  Presenter - Emmaline Lear
19th Jul 2022 Ethics Café
Completing an Ethics application can be complicated and many applicants miss details or make errors. The committee regularly requests additional information about areas of concern within applications and request resubmissions. The Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) are facilitating open sessions where they will work through the application process, what should be included in the research proposal and will address common areas of concern. It’s a great opportunity to gain a better understanding of the processes, ask questions and receive good advice, with the aim being to hopefully avoid any need to resubmit. These sessions are open to Researchers, Academics and students who will be submitting an application for research involving human ethics. (60 mins, 1200-1300). Presented by: HREC.
20th Jul 2022 Systematic Reviews, An Introduction
Want to know more about Systematic Reviews? This short session will provide a guide to the tools available and show you the steps to creating a systematic or systematic-like review.  Presenter: Library Services. (60 mins, 0930-1030)
20th Jul 2022 Managing your Milestones
When you start your PhD there seems to be so much time to get things done, yet many Research candidates do not finish on time. How can you use your time effectively or productively to achieve your research goals? In this workshop you will learn keys to productivity and strategies for getting things done. We will discuss the ideal timeline of candidature and the multiple variations that are possible. We will explore the factors that tend to impede progress and strategies for managing common candidature obstacles.  If you would like to start the academic year with a positive mindset to meet your research milestones and better manage competing priorities, this workshop is for you.  2 hours, 1000-1200 AEST.  Presenter - Emmaline Lear.
20th Jul 2022 Grammar Café - Verb tenses in English
Verbs help to encode actions, meanings, and relationships between things. Consistency of verb tense helps ensure smooth expression in your writing and improve the coherence of your argument. The practice of the discipline for which you write typically determines which verb tenses to use in various parts of your thesis. In general, however, this workshop will use practical tips and guides to help you know when to use past and present tense and in which chapter. It discusses how to avoid unnecessary shifts in verb tense within a paragraph or in adjacent paragraphs to help ensure smooth expression. If you need to improve your knowledge of grammar and mechanics and the clarity of your written expression, this workshop is for you. (90 mins, 1300-1430 AEST).  Presenter:  Emmaline Lear.
20th Jul 2022 Creating a Digital Research Identity
There’s an art to presenting yourself online in a professional, accessible, and engaging way. This session helps you do just that! Your digital profile is your first chance to make an impression so let's make the most of it.After attending this session, you will:  Understand what constitutes a digital research identity;  Know how you can develop one for yourself, and Explord a range of platforms that can help you do it.60mins, 1300-1400 AESTPresenter - Tseen Khoo, Researcher Education and Development, La Trobe University and The Research Whisperer
22nd Jul 2022 How to build a successful process for spinning out University IP, Campus+
How to develop appropriate and timely internal processes to facilitate the spin-out of IP, to the benefit of all stakeholders.   PD+streams: Strategic | IP Management | Commercialisation of Research.  PRESENTERS: Campus+. (60 minutes, 1200-1300 AEST)
26th Jul 2022 Finding and Accessing Theses and Dissertations
This session will show you how to find Australian and International theses and dissertations using the Library's resources - and how you can use them.  Presenter - Library Services.  (60 mins, 0930-1030 AEST)
26th Jul 2022 Structuring Your Literature Review – Part 1 of 2
This 2-part workshop will provide an introduction to the purpose of the literature review and the key stages in developing your literature review structure. It covers a range of practical strategies for identifying the gap, organising and categorising ideas, and developing a suitable structure for your literature review chapter (or literature review section of your Research Proposal). We will review real examples of literature reviews: Please bring an example literature review from your own discipline to discuss. Participants need to register separately for each workshop. Presenter: Emmaline Lear. 2 hrs, 1000-1200 AEST.
26th Jul 2022 Honours Supervision Series - Module 1, Introduction to Supervision
Enrolling in the Honours Supervision Series will allow you to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to provide high-quality supervision to Honours students. This series of six modules will cover a range of topics, including setting expectations, establishing productive working relationships, managing the research project requirements and milestones through to examination, working with industry partners, and how to effectively communicate with and motivate students and overcome challenges. Additionally, the series will provide you with an opportunity to meet and interact with other academics who are also interested in providing high-quality supervision. Module 1 - Introduction to Supervision. This module introduces honour supervisors to supervision and provides an overview of supervision at Charles Sturt and the wider context of honours and doctoral programmes. (2hrs, 1430-1630 AEST)
27th Jul 2022 Grammar Café - Articles
Many languages do not use articles (a, an, & the), or if they do exist, they may be used differently than in English. Multilingual writers often find article usage to be one of the most difficult concepts to master. Although there are some rules about article usage to help, there are also quite a few exceptions. Learning to use articles accurately is the focus of this workshop. It discusses common errors of article usage using practical examples and resources to help improve your academic writing skills. (90 mins, 1300-1430 AEST).  Presenter- Emmaline Lear.
27th Jul 2022 Creating Online Research Bios
Your online bio or profile narrative is often how people will first ‘meet’ you. Who are you online? How do you write an effective bio? That’s what this session's about! Find out how your social media bio shapes who people think you are. Relevant for platforms such as Twitter and LinkedIn, and for online publication bios.After attending this session, you will: know what the qualities of an effective online bio are, understand the contrasting demands of different platforms and genres of bios, and have a plan to develop your bio(s) effectively.60mins, 1300-1400 AESTPresenter - Tseen Khoo, Researcher Education and Development, La Trobe University and The Research Whisperer
27th Jul 2022 Authorship and Copyright for a Thesis and other publications
Are you planning to include journal articles that you have written during your candidature, in your thesis? Are you planning to publish further works from your thesis?  This information session will support you to apply the appropriate copyright, Intellectual Property, Open Access and Creative Commons guidelines to your research outputs.  60 mins, 1400-1500 AEST.  Presenter - Division of Library Services
28th Jul 2022 Graduate Research Candidate Induction
Welcome to new Graduate Research Candidates!A variety of presenters from Research Services & Graduate Studies and Library will share essential information about what you need to know about getting started. Your responsibilities, expectations, probation and timelines, the support services available to you, your supervisory team relationship, the training and development opportunities available to you and more. This session also forms part of your probationary requirements.(3 hrs, 0930-1230 AEST)Presenters - Various
28th Jul 2022 Structuring Your Literature Review – Part 2 of 2
This second part of the workshop will provide an introduction to the purpose of the literature review and the key stages in developing your literature review structure. It covers a range of practical strategies for identifying the gap, organising and categorising ideas, and developing a suitable structure for your literature review chapter (or literature review section of your Research Proposal). We will review real examples of literature reviews: Please bring an example literature review from your own discipline to discuss. Presenter:  Emmaline Lear.  2hrs, 1300-1500 AEST.
29th Jul 2022 How to commercialise Deep Tech
The science may be difficult, the timescales can be long, but commercialising deep tech is not impossible.  PD+ streams: Commercialisation of Research.  Presented by Campus +.  60 mins, 1200-1300 AEST.
1st Aug 2022 Writing Bootcamp (live link)
A welcoming writing group for anyone who wishes to allocate specific writing time, in a supportive 'on-line' group environment.Participants say they find these meetings useful to: make research writing more focused, efficient or effectiveprotect or allocate specific time for research writing,creating an obligatory practice, away from distractions and in a supportive groupbuild a sense of community around writingto help overcome procrastination and increase motivationSee you there.  (1000-1600 AEST)
2nd Aug 2022 Paraphrasing the Literature
Paraphrasing is important because it shows you understand the source well enough to write it in your own words. It also gives you a powerful alternative to using direct quotes, which should be used infrequently in a research study. This workshop offers strategies to evaluate sources and integrate them into your writing using your own words. We will discuss practical tips and resources to develop your voice in your writing while practicing your skills in paraphrasing and referencing techniques. This workshop is for research candidates particularly who are working on their literature review or discussion chapter, but other staff and students are welcome.  Presenter:  Emmaline Lear. (2 hrs 1000-1200 AEST)
4th Aug 2022 Supervisor Series, Module 4. Developing the researcher
This module develops your ability to assist your candidates to analyse their training needs and plan their professional and personal development. It develops understanding how writing expertise develops and recognises the advantages and disadvantages of different modes of feedback while encouraging you to select appropriate methodologies for developing candidates writing.Supervisors will also need to complete an I2 self-study unit/s as part of the workshop, links will be provided following registration.(3 hours, 1000-1200 AEST)Presenter - Emmaline Lear
5th Aug 2022 Can drug development start on campus?
How much of the development of a new drug can be carried out by University researchers? And what happens next?  PD+ streams: MedTech and Life Sciences | Commercialisation of Research. Presented by Campus +.  60 mins, 1200-1300 AEST.
9th Aug 2022 Honours Supervision Series - Module 2, Beginning your supervision
Enrolling in the Honours Supervision Series will allow you to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to provide high-quality supervision to Honours students. This series of six modules will cover a range of topics, including setting expectations, establishing productive working relationships, managing the research project requirements and milestones through to examination, working with industry partners, and how to effectively communicate with and motivate students and overcome challenges. Additionally, the series will provide you with an opportunity to meet and interact with other academics who are also interested in providing high-quality supervision. Module 2 - Beginning your supervision.  The module focuses on aligning expectations for productive working relationships, preparing for your first meetings and scoping the research topic. (2hrs, 1430-1630 AEST)
12th Aug 2022 How to commercialise Social Science ideas
Can social science research lead to commercial outcomes? Ideas, case studies and how-to.    PD+ streams: Commercialisation of Research. Presented by Campus +.  60 mins, 1200-1300 AEST.
18th Aug 2022 Using EndNote for Theses and other Publications
Now that you are familiar with EndNote, this session will look at advanced EndNote features, which will be helpful when writing your thesis or for other professional writing.  60 mins, 1400-1500 AEST.  Presenter - Division of Library Services.
19th Aug 2022 How to write a Business Case
You've done the research, you have developed IP, but how does this fit into a Business Case, and what else do you need to consider?   PD+ streams: Foundational | Commercialisation of Research.  Presented by Campus +.  60 mins, 1200-1300 AEST.
23rd Aug 2022 R Tutorial Series 7 - Time series analysis
This unit covers the special data analysis topic, time series analysis, which primarily introducing the classic Box-Jenkins approach, namely ARIMA models and related R functions.  (2.15 hrs.  1000-1215 AEST)  Presenter:  John Xie, QCU.
25th Aug 2022 NVivo
NVivo helps you discover more from your qualitative and mixed methods data. Uncover richer insights and produce clearly articulated, defensible findings backed by rigorous evidence. You can: Import data from virtually any source; Analyze data with advanced management, query, and visualization tools; Ask complex questions of your data to identify themes and draw clear conclusions; Create reports; and Achieve more robust research results in less time.This course works with a sample dataset, however you are encouraged to work with your own coded dataset if desired (literature or empirical data). If you don't yet have coded data this workshop will give you insight into what is possible when you reach that stage.As this workshop moves you beyond basic coding with a range of queries to help identify patterns in data, if you are new to NVivo and as a prerequisite to this session, you are required to go through some pre-materials, a link to these is contained in the registration.3 hours, 1000-1300 AESTLimited to 15 participants.Presenter: Dr Jenine Beekhuyzen, Adroit Research
26th Aug 2022 Opportunity Assessment: How to pick winners and manage risk
How do Uni's find the magic combination of great research, great team and great opportunity and manage the external and internal risks?  PD+ streams: Strategic | Commercialisation of Research.  Presented by Campus +.  60 mins, 1200-1300 AEST.
2nd Sep 2022 What does a new drug commercialisation pathway entail?
What are the scientific, time, financial and regulatory steps required to get a promising compound from the lab to pharmacy shelves.  PD+ streams: MedTech and Life Sciences | Commercialisation of Research.  Presented by Campus +.  60 mins, 1200-1300 AEST.
5th Sep 2022 Writing Bootcamp (live link)
A welcoming writing group for anyone who wishes to allocate specific writing time, in a supportive 'on-line' group environment.Participants say they find these meetings useful to: make research writing more focused, efficient or effectiveprotect or allocate specific time for research writing,creating an obligatory practice, away from distractions and in a supportive groupbuild a sense of community around writingto help overcome procrastination and increase motivationSee you there.  (1000-1600 AEST)
6th Sep 2022 Ethics Café
Completing an Ethics application can be complicated and many applicants miss details or make errors. The committee regularly requests additional information about areas of concern within applications and request resubmissions. The Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) are facilitating open sessions where they will work through the application process, what should be included in the research proposal and will address common areas of concern. It’s a great opportunity to gain a better understanding of the processes, ask questions and receive good advice, with the aim being to hopefully avoid any need to resubmit. These sessions are open to Researchers, Academics and students who will be submitting an application for research involving human ethics. (60 mins, 1030-1130) Presenters: HREC.
6th Sep 2022 Measure and Promote Your Research: Impact and Profiles
Do you need to understand how to use the different metrics for your research?  Are you looking for ways to showcase and promote you research to others?  You will learn about author and article metrics, journal ranking and alternative and social metrics. You will also learn about researcher profiles and how to use them to promote and disseminate your research to other Researchers and communities around the world. Presented by - Library Services.  (60 mins, 1400-1500 AEST.)
6th Sep 2022 Honours Supervision Series - Module 3, Developing strategies for difficult supervision
Enrolling in the Honours Supervision Series will allow you to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to provide high-quality supervision to Honours students. This series of six modules will cover a range of topics, including setting expectations, establishing productive working relationships, managing the research project requirements and milestones through to examination, working with industry partners, and how to effectively communicate with and motivate students and overcome challenges. Additionally, the series will provide you with an opportunity to meet and interact with other academics who are also interested in providing high-quality supervision. Module 3 - Developing strategies for difficult supervision.  Difficult supervision and potential negative outcomes associated with it is something all supervisors are faced with from time to time. This module will provide you with some guidance on what to do in the situations of communication breakdown, breach of research integrity and misconduct, and how to deal and advise Honours students in distress. (2hrs, 1430-1630 AEST)
7th Sep 2022 Supervisor Series, Module 5. Preparing for completion & examination
Module 5 addresses the stage of the doctoral process which is often the most fraught for both candidate and supervisor alike. This module explores key issues in the examination process to assist supervisors in working with candidates prior to, during, and following examination. It reviews institutional regulations and disciplinary norms regarding submission of the doctoral output and how supervisors Identify examiners, taking into account the research. This module explains the assessment process and the support needed in the periods prior to and following examination, particularly in completing revisions.Supervisors will also need to complete an I2 self-study unit/s as part of the workshop, links will be provided following registration.(3 hours, 1000-1300 AEST)Presenter - Emmaline Lear
8th Sep 2022 Good Feedback: Asking for it; getting it; and responding to it
Many graduate students cite getting and dealing with feedback from their supervisors as one of the most frustrating areas of candidature. You can wait for ages and when it comes it’s not what you wanted. Feedback is essential to help you make progress and improve the quality of you outputs. But if you just say “give me feedback” you are leaving it completely up to chance. So what can you do to ensure you get the feedback you need?This workshop will look at asking more specific questions and being clear about the type of feedback you want. It will cover:create your big picture thesis planwhen to get feedbackhow to askgetting timely feedbackfeedback on writing, feedback on performance, on everythingwritten and verbal feedbackinterpreting feedbackdealing with the emotional reaction to feedbackhow to respond to feedbackhow do you manage the feedback you didn’t want?(2hrs, 1000-1200 AEST)Presenter - Hugh Kearns
14th Sep 2022 Exploring Research Methods Using Sage Research Methods Online
Are you starting your research, or do you want to know more about different research methods.  Or would you, as a supervisor, like to share videos or case studies with your students about different research methods? This session will show you how.  60 minutes, 1400-1500 AEST.  Presenter - Division of Library Services.
20th Sep 2022 Honours Supervision Series - Module 4 - Meeting timeframes and managing workload
Enrolling in the Honours Supervision Series will allow you to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to provide high-quality supervision to Honours students. This series of six modules will cover a range of topics, including setting expectations, establishing productive working relationships, managing the research project requirements and milestones through to examination, working with industry partners, and how to effectively communicate with and motivate students and overcome challenges. Additionally, the series will provide you with an opportunity to meet and interact with other academics who are also interested in providing high-quality supervision. Module 4 - Meeting timeframes and managing workload. This module prepares supervisors to make informed judgements to ensure successful research projects and timely completion. Supervisors are provided with guidance on timeframes associated with key milestones and strategies to support students with time management and productivity. (2hrs, 1430-1630 AEST)
21st Sep 2022 R Tutorial Series 8 - Tree models
This unit covers the special data analysis topic, tree models that may refer to a regression tree (if the response variable is continuous) or a classification tree (if the response variable is categorical).  (2.15 hrs.  1000-1215 AEST). Presenter: John Xie, QCU.
28th Sep 2022 Graduate Research Candidate Induction
Welcome to new Graduate Research Candidates!A variety of presenters from Research Services & Graduate Studies and Library will share essential information about what you need to know about getting started. Your responsibilities, expectations, probation and timelines, the support services available to you, your supervisory team relationship, the training and development opportunities available to you and more. This session also forms part of your probationary requirements.(3 hrs, 0930-1230 AEST)Presenters - Various
4th Oct 2022 Honours Supervision Series - Module 5 - Working with industry
Enrolling in the Honours Supervision Series will allow you to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to provide high-quality supervision to Honours students. This series of six modules will cover a range of topics, including setting expectations, establishing productive working relationships, managing the research project requirements and milestones through to examination, working with industry partners, and how to effectively communicate with and motivate students and overcome challenges. Additionally, the series will provide you with an opportunity to meet and interact with other academics who are also interested in providing high-quality supervision. Module 5 - Working with industry. This module will help you learn more about how to work with industry/community partners in the process of supervising Honours students. You will get advice on how to manage relationship across the supervisory team, deal with the complexity of the ethics consideration and consider potential IP and authorship emerging from this partnership. (2hrs, 1430-1630 AEST)
5th Oct 2022 Ethics Café
Completing an Ethics application can be complicated and many applicants miss details or make errors. The committee regularly requests additional information about areas of concern within applications and request resubmissions. The Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) are facilitating open sessions where they will work through the application process, what should be included in the research proposal and will address common areas of concern. It’s a great opportunity to gain a better understanding of the processes, ask questions and receive good advice, with the aim being to hopefully avoid any need to resubmit. These sessions are open to Researchers, Academics and students who will be submitting an application for research involving human ethics. (60 mins, 1130-1230). Presenter:  HREC.
6th Oct 2022 Presenting Research Metrics for Grants and Promotion
Are you looking to complete a grant application or application for promotion and want information about how to present your research impact? This session will show you how. Learn more about engaging with metrics to get the best possible outcome for your grant application or promotion. (60 mins, 0930-1030 AEST). Presented by - Library Services.
18th Oct 2022 Honours Supervision Series - Module 6 - Finalising your supervision and next steps
Enrolling in the Honours Supervision Series will allow you to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to provide high-quality supervision to Honours students. This series of six modules will cover a range of topics, including setting expectations, establishing productive working relationships, managing the research project requirements and milestones through to examination, working with industry partners, and how to effectively communicate with and motivate students and overcome challenges. Additionally, the series will provide you with an opportunity to meet and interact with other academics who are also interested in providing high-quality supervision. Module 6 - Finalising your supervision and next steps. This module explores the examination process to assist supervisors prior to, during, and following examination. It explains the assessment process and the support needed before and after supervision ends and provides information on dissemination of research findings on completion. (2hrs, 1430-1630 AEST)
20th Oct 2022 R Tutorial Series 9 - Meta-analysis and inter-rater reliability analysis
This unit covers two special data analysis topics: (1) Meta-Analysis; and (2) Inter-rater reliability analysis.  (2.15 hrs.  1000-1215 AEST) Presenter: John Xie, QCU.
25th Oct 2022 Ready to publish: What about Open Access?
Want to consider using an Open Access option for your publishing?  We will show you how to locate what is available, explain Open Access and what it is and how to identify reputable publishers, with added information on sharing resources.  (60 minutes, 1400-1500 AEST). Presented by Library Services.
27th Oct 2022 Finding Research Funding Opportunities using Research Professional
Want to find funding opportunities using the Research Professional database?  We will give you tips on searching and how to set up alerts and make the most of the information that is available to you.  (60 mins, 1400-1500 AEST).  Presenter - Library Services.
2nd Nov 2022 Ethics Café
Completing an Ethics application can be complicated and many applicants miss details or make errors. The committee regularly requests additional information about areas of concern within applications and request resubmissions. The Human Research Ethics Committee (HREC) are facilitating open sessions where they will work through the application process, what should be included in the research proposal and will address common areas of concern. It’s a great opportunity to gain a better understanding of the processes, ask questions and receive good advice, with the aim being to hopefully avoid any need to resubmit. These sessions are open to Researchers, Academics and students who will be submitting an application for research involving human ethics. (60 mins, 1200-1300) Presenters: HREC.
7th Nov 2022 Supervisor Series, Module 1. Introduction, overview and first session of enrolment
This module introduces supervisors to supervision and asks them to reflect on their own experiences and approaches to supervision and provides an overview of supervision at Charles Sturt University and the wider context of doctoral programmes. The module also looks at candidate recruitment from optimising your supervisory profile to identifying the characteristics of a 'successful' candidate and how best to meet applicant needs and expectations.Supervisors will also need to complete an I2 self-study unit/s as part of the workshop. Please refer to https://research.csu.edu.au/supervision/professional-development for more information and how to access these.(3hrs, 1000-1300 (AEST)Presenter - Emmaline Lear
7th Nov 2022 Using Databases Effectively: Getting better search results
Learn more about Library Databases, what’s available and how to get the most out of them with advanced search techniques.  This session will introduce you to different databases, their features and when to use them.  (60 minutes, 1400-1500 AEST).  Presented by - Library Services.
8th Nov 2022 Supervisor Series, Module 2. Researcher cultures & environments
This module considers the key features of research cultures and how they support the development of positive work environments. This module also encourages research supervisors to examine their own supervisory practices in supporting candidates to engage with the wider research environment, build networks and foster collaborations and personal experience of supervision with a view to informing and framing the working relationship with their doctoral candidate. While this module focuses on building relationships within the first six months, it also summarises the supervisors' roles and responsibilities in creating respectful and inclusive relationships with candidates and aligning expectations for productive working relationships.Supervisors will also need to complete an I2 self-study unit/s as part of the workshop. Please refer to https://research.csu.edu.au/supervision/professional-development for more information and how to access these.(3 hours, 1000-1300 AEST)Presenter - Emmaline Lear
9th Nov 2022 Supervisor Series, Module 3. Planning & conducting research
This module examines the issues of diversity and inclusivity in the context of research supervision and preparing candidates to make informed judgements to ensure successful research projects and timely completion. In advises on the advantages of employing a project management approach to research in order to support candidates to research ethically and with integrity and how to work with your candidate to predict and respond proactively to potential risks and support needs. The second part of this module addresses a number of common issues that supervisors might encounter during candidature and offers valuable advice about how to respond to those issues effectively. Issues discussed include aligning expectations, motivating candidates who are procrastinating, and dealing with plagiarism, among others. This unit also offers valuable advice about responding to candidates with mental health issues.Supervisors will also need to complete an I2 self-study unit/s as part of the workshop. Please refer to https://research.csu.edu.au/supervision/professional-development for more information and how to access these.(3 hours, 1000-1300 AEST)Presenter - Emmaline Lear
10th Nov 2022 Supervisor Series, Module 4. Developing the researcher
This module develops your ability to assist your candidates to analyse their training needs and plan their professional and personal development. It develops understanding how writing expertise develops and recognises the advantages and disadvantages of different modes of feedback while encouraging you to select appropriate methodologies for developing candidates writing.Supervisors will also need to complete an I2 self-study unit/s as part of the workshop. Please refer to https://research.csu.edu.au/supervision/professional-development for more information and how to access these.(3 hours, 1000-1200 AEST)Presenter - Emmaline Lear
11th Nov 2022 Supervisor Series, Module 5. Preparing for completion & examination
Module 5 addresses the stage of the doctoral process which is often the most fraught for both candidate and supervisor alike. This module explores key issues in the examination process to assist supervisors in working with candidates prior to, during, and following examination. It reviews institutional regulations and disciplinary norms regarding submission of the doctoral output and how supervisors Identify examiners, taking into account the research. This module explains the assessment process and the support needed in the periods prior to and following examination, particularly in completing revisions.Supervisors will also need to complete an I2 self-study unit/s as part of the workshop. Please refer to https://research.csu.edu.au/supervision/professional-development for more information and how to access these.(3 hours, 1000-1300 AEST)Presenter - Emmaline Lear
16th Nov 2022 NVivo
NVivo helps you discover more from your qualitative and mixed methods data. Uncover richer insights and produce clearly articulated, defensible findings backed by rigorous evidence. You can: Import data from virtually any source; Analyze data with advanced management, query, and visualization tools; Ask complex questions of your data to identify themes and draw clear conclusions; Create reports; and Achieve more robust research results in less time.This course works with a sample dataset, however you are encouraged to work with your own coded dataset if desired (literature or empirical data). If you don't yet have coded data this workshop will give you insight into what is possible when you reach that stage.As this workshop moves you beyond basic coding with a range of queries to help identify patterns in data, if you are new to NVivo and as a prerequisite to this session, you are required to go through some pre-materials, a link to these is contained in the registration.3 hours, 1000-1300 AESTLimited to 15 participants.Presenter: Dr Jenine Beekhuyzen, Adroit Research
17th Nov 2022 Graduate Research Candidate Induction
Welcome to new Graduate Research Candidates!A variety of presenters from Research Services & Graduate Studies and Library will share essential information about what you need to know about getting started. Your responsibilities, expectations, probation and timelines, the support services available to you, your supervisory team relationship, the training and development opportunities available to you and more. This session also forms part of your probationary requirements.(3 hrs, 0930-1230 AEST)Presenters - Various
23rd Nov 2022 Using CRO and ORCiD profiles to publish and communicate your research
Learn how to add publications to CRO, edit your profile and link CRO to your ORCiD.  (60 minutes, 0930-1030 AEST).  Presenters - Division of Library Services.
7th Dec 2022 Ready to publish: Choosing where to publish
Almost ready to publish and want to know how to choose the best option for you and your work?  We will show you tips, tricks and resources, including metrics and how to identify reputable publishers. (60 minutes, 1400-1500 AEST). Presenters - Library Services.
8th Dec 2022 Ready to publish: What about Open Access?
Want to consider using an Open Access option for your publishing?  We will show you how to locate what is available, explain Open Access and what it is and how to identify reputable publishers, with added information on sharing resources.  (60 minutes, 1400-1500 AEST). Presented by - Library Services.
13th Dec 2022 Presenting Research Metrics for Grants and Promotion
Are you looking to complete a grant application or application for promotion and want information about how to present your research impact? This session will show you how. Learn more about engaging with metrics to get the best possible outcome for your grant application or promotion.  60 mins, 1400-1500 AEST.  Presenter -  Division of Library Services.
15th Dec 2022 Authorship and Copyright for a Thesis and other publications
Are you planning to include journal articles that you have written during your candidature, in your thesis? Are you planning to publish further works from your thesis?  This information session will support you to apply the appropriate copyright, Intellectual Property, Open Access and Creative Commons guidelines to your research outputs.  60 mins, 1400-1500 AEST.  Presenter - Division of Library Services
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